In this age of the indie anti-star, sometimes a festival like the Megadeth-curated Gigantour can be refreshing in part because frontmen like Megadeth's Dave Mustaine have the hubris to really be frontmen. Tonight, Megadeth are joined by a number of bands who all seem be centered around a seasoned alpha male: sometime Ozzy axman Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society, ex-Disturbed howler Dave Draiman's Device, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted's eponymous band, and the Mudvayne-Pantera supergroup Hellyeah. Considering Mustaine had the chutzpah to name his group's most recent album Super Collider, it's commendable that he's followed it up with a tour that's bursting with personality. With Death Division.
Wed., Aug. 7, 7 p.m., 2013
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